A to Z 1980's CB Radio SLANG, some are still used today
Ace - Important CB operator.
Adios - I'm signing off.
Advertising - Marked police - flashing lights on.
Affirmative - Yes.
Afterburner - Linear amp.
Aggie Overdrive - Neutral gear in transmission.
All Locked Up - Weigh station is not open.
All the Good Numbers - I wish you well.
Alligator - Chunk of blown tire on the road more..
Alligator Radio - CB'er With "ALL Mouth and NO Ears".
Amigo - Friend.
Anchor Clanker - Pulling a boat.
Anchored Modulator - CB'er using a base station.
Ancient Mariner - CB'er using AM.
Ankle Biter - Young child more..
Antenna Farm - Base station with multiple antennas.
Antler Alley - Deer crossing.
The Apple - New York City, New York.
Appliance Operator - Novice CB user more..
Armadillo - Amarillo, Texas.
Asphalt Pilot - Truck driver.
Auntie Mary - AM Radio.
B Town - Birmingham.
Baby Bear - Police in training, or rookie.
Backdoor - Vehicle behind the one who is ahead of it.
Backdoor closed - Rear of convoy covered for police.
Back em up - Slow down.
Back off the hammer - Slow down.
Backslide - Return trip.
Bad scene - A crowded channel.
Ballet Dancer - A antenna that really sways.
Barefoot - Using an unmodified CB transmitter.
Bar city - Forrest City, AK.
Base Station - Radio installed at a fixed location, house, etc.
Bay City - San Francisco.
Beast - A CB rig.
Beam - Directional Antenna..
Be-Bop- Radio control signals
Bean House Bull - Trucker talk exchanged at truck stops, eyeball-to-eyeball.
Bean Bopper - Pillhead.
Bean Town - Boston.
Bear bait - wreckless driver / speeder.
Bear Cage - Police station or jail.
Bear Cave - Poice station or barracks.
Bearmobile - Police car.
Bear Trap - Stationary police vehicle with radar.
Bear in the air - Helicopter or other police aircraft.
Bear - Police.
Beat the bushes - To drive ahead of the others and try to lure out the police.
Beaver - Female.
Beaver Bear - Policewoman.
Beaver Fever - A Cb'er who misses his girlfriend or wife.
Beaver Palace - Niteclub; Singles bar.
Beaver Patrol - On the hunt for women.
Trap - Sharp looking rig with custom interior.
Beer Bust - Party.
Beer Tone - An intermittent tone signal.
Beer City - Milwaukee.
Beetle - VW.
Better Half - The other person (wife, girlfriend, boyfriend, husband).
Big A - Armarillo.
Big Daddy - The FCC.
Big D - Dallas.
Big M - Memphis.
Big Mack - Mack truck.
Big Mama - 9 foot whip antenna.
Big R - Trucks running for Roadway Freight.
Big Rig - 1Could mean "18 Wheeler" or "Fancy, expensive radio".
Big Slab - Expressway / Freeway.
Big Truck - 18 wheeler.
Big T - Tucson.
Big 10-4 - Hearty agreement.
Bikini State - Florida.
Bit on the seat of the britches - Got tagged for a speeding ticket.
Black'n White - Police.
Black'n White Cb'er - Police with CB in his car.
Black Ice - A patch of iced over blacktop road.
Bleeding/Bleedover - interference with your reception from another cb'er near bye.
Blessed Event - A new CB rig.
Blew my doors off - Pass by me with great speed, sometimes referenced to loud or strong signal.
Blowin' Smoke - Loud Strong signal.
Blue Slip - Ticket.
Boast Toastie - A CB expert.
Boat Anchor - Either an old tube rig or a radio that is unrepairable.
Bodacious - Awesome.
Bootlegger - Running illegal station.
Boy Scouts - The State Police.
Box - Tractor Trailer.
Box - Linear amplifier.
Break - Request to join converstion.
Breaking Up - Audio cutting in and out.
Break'Break - Request to join converstion.
Breaker-Breaker - Same as break.
Breaking the 'ol needle - Strong signal.
Bring it back - Answer back.
Bring yourself on it - Request to move into the right lane.
Brown paper bag - Unmarked Police car.
Brush your teeth and comb your hair - Radar trap ahead.
BTO - Big Time Operator.
Bubble gum machine - Flashing lights on top of car.
Bucket Mouth - Loudmouth, or someone who uses a lot of profanity.
Bucket of bolts - Eighteen wheeler.
Buckeye State - Ohio.
Bug Out - To leave a channel.
Bumper Lane - Passing lane.
Button Pusher - Another Cber who is trying to breakup your communication by keying his microphone, playing sounds, etc.
Burner - Linear Ampliffier.
Cactus Patch - Phoenix Arizona; Roswell New Mexico.
Catching the wave - Transmitt yr signal in propagation
Catching the morning wave - Transmitt yr signal in propagation in the morning.
Camera - Police radar.
Capital J - Jackson, Mississippi.
Cartel - A group hogging a channel.
Casa - House.
Cash Register - Toll booth.
Catch ya on the flip-flop - I'll talk to you on my return trip.
CB - Radio.
Cell Block - Location of the base station.
Chain Gang - Members of a CB club.
Channel 25 - The telephone.
Chew 'n choke - Restaurant.
Checking My Eyelids For Pin Holes - Tired or sleepy.
Check the seatcovers - Look at that passenger (usually a woman).
Chicken Coup - Weigh station.
Chicken Coup is Clean - Weigh station is closed.
Chicken Inspector - Weigh station inspector.
Circle City - Indianapolis Indiana.
Chopped Top - A short antenna.
Christmas Card - Speeding ticket.
Christmas Tree - 18-wheeler with an excess of running lights.
Chrome Dome - Mobile unit with a roof antenna.
Cigar City - Tampa.
Citizens Band - The radio service used by CB'ers. Also the name of a popular 70's movie.
City Kitty - City police.
Clean Cat - An unmodified rig.
Clean Shot - Road ahead is free of obstructions, construction, and police.
Clean as a hounds tooth - Same as clean shot.
Cleaner channel - Quieter channel.
Clear - Final transmission.
Clear after you - You are ending transmission after the other person finishes signing off.
Clear as a spring day - Same as "Clean Shot".
Coffee Bean - Waiter or waitress.
Coffee Break - Informal gathering of CB'ers.
Coke stop - Restroom.
Cold Rig - 18-wheeler pulling a refrigerated trailer.
Collect Call - Call for a specific Cb'er.
Colorado Kool Aid - Beer.
Come again - Repeat your last transmission.
Come Back - Answer my call.
Comic Book - Truckers log book.
Coming in Loud'n Proud - Loud and clear signal.
Container - Chassis and shell of a CB rig.
Concrete Blonde - Hooker.
Convoy - 2 or more vehicles traveling the same route.
Cooking - Driving.
Cooking Good - Reached desired speed.
Copy - Receiving a me.
Copying the mail - Listening to many cb'ers (Traffic) on a given channel.
Corn Binder - International Truck.
Cotton mouth - Thirsty.
Cotton picke - Non-profane profanity. Replaces any variety of four letter words.
County Mountie - County police / Sheriff's Dept.
Covered Up - Transmission was blocked by interference or high noise level.
Cow Town - Fort Worth.
Crack'em Up - Accident.
Cradle Baby - CB'er who is afraid to ask someone to stand by.
Cub Scouts - Sheriff's men.
Cup of Mud - Cup of coffee.
Curly Locks - Coils in a CB rig.
Cut Out - To leave a channel.
Cut Some Z's - Get some sleep.
Cut The Coax - Turn off the radio.
Dang - Country term for darn or damn.
Darktime - Night.
Dead Pedal - Slow moving car or truck.
Dead Key - Another cb'er "keying the mike" usually to anoy another cb'er.
Decoy - Unmanned Police car.
Derby City - Louisville Kentucky.
Despair Box - Box where square CB components are kept.
Diarrhea of the mouth - Constant, non-stop talking.
Dice City - Las Vegas.
Diesel Digit - Channel 19.
Diesel Juice - Fuel oil.
Dime Channel - Channel 10.
Ding-a-ling - Goofy or bad operator. Also referred to as a LID.
Dirty Side - Eastern Seaboard.
Divorce City - Las Vegas.
Dixie Cup - Female operator with southern accent.
Doing the Five-Five - Traveling at 55mph.
Doin' it to it - Full speed.
Doing our thing in the lefthand lane - Full speed in the passing lane.
Do it to me - Answer back.
Do you copy? - Do you understand? or do you hear me?.
Dome - Houston.
Don't Tense - Take it easy.
Don't Feed The Bears - Don't get any tickets.
Donald Duck - Sideband station.
Double key - Two stations talking at the same time.
Double L - Telephone call. Also referred to as "Landline".
Double Nickel - 55mph.
Down'n Out - Signing off / ending transmission.
Down'n gone - Signing off.
Down and on the side - Through talking but listening.
Drag Your Feet - Wait a few seconds before transmitting to see if there is a "Breaker".
Dream Weaver - Sleepy driver who is all over the road.
Dress For Sale - Hooker.
Dressed for the ball - You have your "Ears ON", listening to the road conditions.
Drop Out - Fading signal.
Drop Stop Destination - where freight will be dropped off.
Drop the Hammer - Go as fast as you can.
Drop the hammer down - Same as above.
Dropped a carrier - Keyed the microphone to prevent someone else to talk.
Dropped it off the shoulder - Ran off the side of the highway.
Duck Plucker - Obscene term.
Dusted yer britches - Keyed up at the same time.
Dusted my britches - Passed me.
Dusted Your Ears - Transmission interrupted.
Eager beaver - Anxious young woman.
Ears - Receiver / Radio.
Ears ON - is your CB radio turned ON?.
Eastbound - Vehicle moving in the eastern direction.
Easy chair - Middle CB vehicle in a line of three or more.
Eighteen wheeler - Tractor trailer or truck.
Eighteen legged Pogo Stick - 18 wheeler.
Eight's - Love and kisses.
Eight's and other good numbers - Love and kisses, and best wishes.
Eighty-eight's - Love and kisses.
Eighty-eight's around the house - Good luck and best wishes to you and yours.
Equalizer - High-gain antenna, high-power transmitter, and sometimes "radar detector".
Eatum'-up - Roadside diner
Eyeball - Personal meeting with another cb'er or a Cb operators group meeting.
Eyeball's - Headlights.
Everybody must be walking the dog - All channels are busy.
Evil Knievel - Motorcycle Policeman / woman.
Fake brake - Driver with his foot on the brake
Fat load - Overweight truck load
Fed - Federal officer
Feed The Bears - Paying a speeding fine or ticket
Feed the ponies - Loose at the racetrack
Fender bender - Traffic accident
Fer sure - Affirmative / Yes
Fifth wheel - Trailer hitch on tractor trailer trucks
Fifty Dollar Lane - Passing lane
Fingers - A channel hopping CB'er
Flag waver - Highway repair crew
Flaps down - Slow down
Flappers - Ears
Flatbed - Track trailer with flatbed
Flight Man - Weigh station worker on wheels
Flip'flop - Return trip
Flip Flopping Bears - Police reversing direction
Flipper - Return trip
Flop it - Turn around
Flop box - Motel, or room in truck stop
Fog Lifter - Interesting CB'er
Follow the stripes home - Have a safe trip
Footwarmer - Linear amplifier
Four - Shortened version of 10-4
Four Wheeler - Car
Four lane parking lot - Interstate highway
Four legged go-go dancers - Pigs
Four Roger - OK or same as 10-4 or Four Roger
Four Ten - OK or same as 10-4
Fox - Sexy lady
Fox hunt - FCC hunting for illegal operators or Game played in the UK by mobile cb'ers,like hide & seek
Fox jaws - Female with nice voice, but not necessarily a body to match.!.
Free Ride - Girl who willingly gives her-self away sexually
Freight Box - Trailer for big rig
Front Door - The lead car or truck in a convoy
Fugitive - CB'er operating on a different channel than favorite
Full of vitamins - Running full bore
Full Bore - Traveling at full speed
Full Throttle - Traveling at full speed
Funny channels - Channels that are outside the legal 11meter band
Gallon - 1000 watts of power
Garbage - Too much small talk on a channel
Gas Jockey - Gas station attendant
Gateway City - St.Louis Missouri
Gear - Overnight bag
Geological Survey - CB'er who looks under his set
Get horizontal - Lie down to sleep
Get Trucking - Make some distance
Getting out - Putting out a good signal
Ghost Town - Casper, Wyoming
Girlie Bear - Policewoman
Give me a shout - Call for me on the radio
Glory Card - Class D License
Glory Roll - CB'er who gets his name in S9
Go Breaker - Invitation to break
Go Ahead - Answer back
Go Back to him - Talk to him
Go Juice - Truck fuel
Go to channel 41 - In the 23ch days-a joke to get someone off the airwaves or in parts of the the UK goto 27.415
Going Horizontal - Lying down, sleeping or switching antenna polarization
Going like a raped ape - Moving fast
Gone - Leaving the airwaves or channel
Gone 10-7 - permanently Dead, deceased
Goodies - Extra accessories for a CB rig
Good Buddy - At one time it meant "Friend" or "buddy", today it means "Homosexual" Although in the UK still Buddy or friend or just another cb'er.!.
Goon Squad - Channel Hoggers
Got a copy? - Can you hear me?
Got my shoes on - Switched the linear ON
Got your ears on? - Are you on this frequency? can you hear me?
Got my eyeballs peeled - I'm looking hard
Got my foot in it - Accelerating
Got my peddle to the mettal - Im Driveing very fast
Go to 100 - Restroom stop
Grab Bag - Illegal hamming on CB
Grass Median - strip along the highway
Green light - You have the go ahead or Road ahead clear from police or accidents
Green Stamps - Money
Green Stamp Collector - Police with radar
Green Stamp lane - Passing lane
Green Stamp Road - Toll road
Grease monkey - Mechanic
Greasy Spoon - Bad place to eat
Ground Clouds - Fog
Guitar Town - Nashville
Gypsy - Independent trucker
Hack - Taxi
Hag Feast - Group of female CB'ers on the channel
Haircut palace - Bridge or overpass with low clearance
Hairpin - Sharp curve
Hamburger helper - Linear Amp
Hamster - One who "hams" on CB, or a HAM operator
Hammer - Accelerator
Hammer Off - slow down
Hammer Down - Accelerate
Hang it in your ear - Response to a foolish remark
Hand - Truck driver
Handle - Moniker or Yr Cb Name / title
Happy Number - An "S" meter reading
Hanker - Getting a "notion" to do something. A "Want"
Have a nice one - Have a good trip, weekend, day, etc..
Hay Shaker - Trailer transporting a mobile home
Heading for a hole - Giving someone advance notice you are going into a low spot for communications
Heavenly Body - Peterbilt semi
Heater - Linear amplifier
Hell bent for leather - Traveling really fast
Here's looking at you - Another way to sign off
Henchmen - A group of CB'ers
Hiding in the grass - Police on a median strip
Hiding in the bushes - Hidden police car
Highball - Go nonstop to your destination at a rapid pace
High Rise - A large bridge or overpass
Hippie Chippie - Female hitchhiker
Hip Pocket - Glove box
Hit the cobblestones - Hit the road
Hog - Harley Davidson
Hog country - Arkansas
Holler - Give me a call
Holler in a short - I'll call you back shortly
Home Twenty - Home location
Home Port - Residence
Horizon - An imaginary line
Hot Stuff - Cup of coffee
Hotwater City - Hot Springs, Arkansas
Hound Men - Policemen looking for CB'ers using rigs while mobile
How am I hitting you? - How do you receive me?
How many canndles are you burning? - How old are you?
How many pounds am i hitting you? - Whats my signal strength?.
How tall are you? - How tall is your truck?
H Town - Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Hung Up - CB'er who can't leave set
Hundred mile coffee - Strong coffee
I'm gone - Leaving the airwaves, or frequency.
Ice Box - Refrigerated trailer.
Ice Box - International Crystals first CB rig.
Idiot Box - TV set.
Indian - Neighbour who has TVI from you.
In a short - Real soon.
In a short-short - Real soon.
In the mud - Noise or other signals on the channel.
In the Pokey with Smokey - Arrested.
Invitations - Traffic citations, tickets.
Im on ya' back door - Im behind you.
Jack - CB term for brother or friend.
Jack Rabbit - Police of any kind.
Jam - Deliberately interfere with another station.
Jamming - Deliberately interfere with another station.
Japanese toy - CB.
Jargon - CB lingo.
Jaw Jacking - Talking, Jaw boning.
Jewelry - Lights on a rig.
Jimmy - GMC truck.
Jingle - To contact a CB'er via the telephone.
Johnny Law - Police.
John Law - Police.
"J" Town - Jackson, Tennessee.
J Trail - CB Jamboree season.
Juke Joint - Small, inexpensive eating or drinking place.
Jump Down - Switching to a lower channel.
Jump Up - Switching to a higher channel.
Keep 'em Between the Ditches - Have a safe trip.
Keep the bugs off your glass and the trouble off your .arse - CB Sign-off.
Keep the shiny side up and the greasy side down - Drive safely.
Keep the wheels spinning - Drive safely.
Keep your eyes and ears open and your black stack .smokin' - Be alert and make good time.
Keep your noise between the ditches and smokey out of your britches - Drive carefully, lookout for speedtraps
Keep your rubber down and your metal up – Drive carefully and have a good trip.
Keyboard - Controls of a CB set.
Keying the mike - Activating the microphone without speaking. Same as "Dead Key".
Keydown - RF power contest. Operators travel from all parts of the country to attend keydown events. Their trucks/vans put out well over 10kw (10,000 watts) and use expensive amplifiers and many alternators! The object of the game is to see who is "Top Dog", or more powerfull than the others..Usually in the USA.!.
Kicker - Linear amplifier.
Kiddie car - School bus.
Kitty Cat - Catepilar powered tractor.
Knock the stack out - Accelerate.
Knuckle Buster - Fight.
Kojak - Police.
Kojak with a Kodak - Police with radar.
Lady Bear - Female police officer.
Lady Breaker - Female CB operator .
Lame - Broken down vehicle.
Land Line - The telephone.
Land Yacht - Mobile home or camper.
Lane Flipper - Car or truck that keeps changing lanes.
Lane Lover - Someone who won't budge out of a particular lane.
Latrine Lips - One who has a dirty mouth.
Lay an eye out - Take a look at this..
Let the channel roll - Telling other CB'ers to break in and use the channel.
Legal Beagle - One who always follows the rules.
Lettuce - money.
LID - CB'er with poor operating skills. The Term LID originated in Amateur radio and the CW mode. It meant "Poor Fist"
Lights green, bring on the machine - Road is clear of police and obstructions.
Lil 'Ol modulator - CB Set.
Line - Freight line company.
Linear - RF amplifier.
Little Bear - Local Police.
Little Beaver - Daughter.
Little Bit - Prostitute.
Little Brother - Same as "Good Buddy".
Little Footwarmer - Linear.
Load of rocks - Bricks.
Load of sticks - Lumber.
Local Bear - Local Police.
Local Yokel - Small town Police.
Lock-Em-Up - Police station or jail.
Log - Truckers log book.
Log some Z's - Get some sleep.
Lollipop - Desk microphone (ie:Golden Eagle).
Loot Limo - Armored Car.
Loser - LID.
M20 - Meeting Place.
Machine - Same as "Rig".
Mad Money - Expense account.
Magic Mile - The last mile of any trip.
Magnolia State - Mississippi.
Make a trip - switch channels.
Mail - Conversation on a channel.
Make it a best seller - Have a good trip.
Make the trip - A transmitted signal making it to another station.
Mama - Girlfriend or wife.
Mama Bear - Policewoman.
Man in Blue - Policeman.
Man in Slicker - Fireman.
Man in White - Doctor.
Mardi Gras Town - New Orleans, Louisiana.
Mare - Woman.
Marker - Milepost on highway.
Mashing the mike - Same as "Deadkey".
Mayday - Distress call.
Mate - Good buddy or friend.
Meatwagon - Ambulance.
Mercy! - Exclamation. "Mercy sakes alive"
Mercy Sakes - Exclamation. "Mercy sakes alive"
Mess-em-up - Accident.
Mic-Fright - Shy person, afraid to talk on the radio.
Mic-shy - shy person afraid to talk.
Mikey Mouse - Temporary, non professional fix to a situation.
Mile High - Denver, Colorado.
Mile Marker - Milepost on interstate highways.
Mile Post - Same as Mile marker.
Mini Skirt - Woman, girl.
Mini State - Rhode Island.
Mobile - CB radio station in a car or truck.
Mobile Eyeball - Checking out another truck while passing it.
Mobile Mattress - 4 wheeler pulling a camper.
Modulate - Talk.
Modulating - Talking.
Modulation - Audio portion of your signal.
Modulation Booster - Microphone pre-amp/compressor either external or internal to the microphone or radio. External.
devices between the mike and rig are called Modulators.
Modulator - Some refer to it as a linear. It's actually a device to boost the transmit audio,or its a make of mobile Antenna.
Money Bus - Armored truck.
Monkey Town - Montgomery Alabama.
Monitor - To listen to a frequency.
Monster Lane - Speed lane.
Motion Lotion - Gas, fuel.
Moth Ball - Annual CB Convention.
Motor Boat - Rapid fluttering signal.
Motor City - Detroit.
Motoring On - Traveling on.
Motorcycle Mama - Woman riding on a motorcycle.
Mouth Piece - Lawyer.
Mr. Clean - Overtly cautious driver.
Muck Truck - Cement truck.
Mud - Coffee.
Mud Duck - Someone with a very weak signal / very hard to copy.
Muff - Woman/girl.
Mumbo Jumbo - CB Jargon for "I don't copy".
Music City - Nashville.
Muppet - Cb'er who messes about or who thinks he knows it all or both.!.
My Goodness Gracious - Term for surprise, or excitement.
Nail it down - Pinpoint or recollect.
Nap Trap - Place to sleep.
Negative - No.
Negative Contact - Didn't make contact with the desired station.
Negative Copy - Didn't hear.
Negatory - No.
Neon, Freon, Ion Jockey - Truck driver with many lights on his rig.
Nightcrawlers - Many police in the area.
Niner - Channel 9.
Ninety Weight - Liquor.
Nix - No.
Nodding off - Getting tired.
Nobody knows where the teddy bear goes - State troopers criss-crossing the freeway.
Numbers - Best wishes= "3's & 8's" or "73's & 88's".
O.L. - Old Lady.
Old Biddy - Old Lady or Old man.
Oil burner - Diesel truck.
Old Kitty - Whomper Truck.
On the by - Listening, not talking.
On the standby - Monitoring but not talking.
On the side - Standing by, available for a call, listening on frequency,want to break into conversation.
On ya' back door - Behind you.
O.M. (old man) - A CB'er.
One eyed monster - TV Set.
One foot on the floor, one hanging out the door, and she.
just won't do no more - Full speed.
Open Season - Police are everywhere.
Other Half - The wife, or husband. Boyfriend or girlfriend.
Out - Through transmitting.
Outdoor TV - Drive-in movie.
Over - end of transmition Your turn to transmit.
Over and out - Closing the transmission,ending conversation.
Over modulation - Talking too loud, audio is distorted.
OW - Old woman.
Pack it in - Ending transmission.
Pair of sevens - No contact or answer.
Panic in the streets - Area being monitored by the FCC or radio regulators in Yr country monitoring.
Papa Bear - State trooper with CB.
Paper hanger - Police giving ticket.
Paperwork - Speeding ticket.
Parking Lot - Traffic jam.
Pavement Princess - Hooker
Pass the numbers - Best wishes.
Patch City - Town.
Peanut butter in his ears - Is not listening.
Pedal against the middle - drive fast.
Pedaling in the middle - Straddling both lanes.
Peeling Off - Getting of the freeway.
Petro Refinery - Truck hauling gas or oil.
PF Flyers - Truck wheels.
Pills - Reference to transistor finals in linear amplifiers.
Plain Wrapper - Unmarked police car.
Play Dead - Stand by.
Penman - CB'er to be who has filed for license.
Pedal to the metal - Running flat out, in excess of the speed limit.
Peel your eyeballs - Be on the lookout.
Peter Rabbit - Used in the Western US for "Smokey"
Phone Patch - A device which hooks a base unit to the telephone.
Pick'em up - Pickup truck.
Picture taking machine - Radar.
Piece of paper - Speeding ticket.
Pigeon - someone caught speeding.
Pigeon Plucker - Police ticketing speeders.
Pig Pen - Another name for weigh station / chicken coop.
Pink Panther - Unmarking police vehicle; one with CB.
Pink QSL Card - Warning ticket.
Pinning the needle - Strong signal being received.
Pipe Line - Specific Channel.
Pit Stop - Gas stop, Restroom stop, just about any kind of stop.
Play Dead - Stand by.
Polack kids - Cattle
Polack school bus - Cattle truck
Pole Cat - Black and white patrol car, sometimes refers to sneaky person.
Politz-eye - The police
Popcorn - Hail
Porcupine - Car with a lot of antennas on it
Porky Bear - Cops
Portable Barnyard - Cattle Truck
Portrait Painter - Radar gun
Positive - Yes
Posse - Police
Post Mile - marker post along the highway
Pounds - "S" units on your meter.
Pounding the pavement - Walking
Prescription - FCC rules or Yr country rules
Pregnant Roller Skate - VW
Press some sheets - Sleep
Professional Beaver - Hooker / Prostitute
Pull in for a short - Quick stop
Pull the big one - Signing off for good
Pull the hammer back - Slow down, police ahead
Pull the plug - To signoff the air and turn the radio OFF
Pushing a truck - Driving a rig
Put an eyeball on him - Saw him
Put another log on the fire - Turn your power up,hard to hear you.
Put it on the floor and looking for some more - Full speed.
Put the word on the base - Mobile unit to a base unit with phone patch
Put your foot on the floor and let the motor toter - Accelerate
Q-bird - An intermittent tone generator.
QSL Card - Personalized postcard sent to confirm a conversation.
Q-R-Mary - Noise or interference.
Quasar - Female.
Queen City - Cincinnati, Ohio.
Quick trip around the horn - Scanning the 40channel band.
Quiet as a mouse - Nobody Transmitting.
Radar Alley - Ohio Turnpike.
Radio - "Rig" or CB transceiver.
Radio Check - Meter reading, Signal report of how well yr transmitting.
Radio Runt - Child or young person breaking in on a channel.
Rain Locker - Shower room.
Raise - To try and contact someone.
Rake the leaves - Last vehicle in a CB convoy.
Ratchet-Jaw - Non-stop talker.
REACT - Radio Emergency Associated Citizens Teams.
Read - To receive.
Reading the mail - Listening to many stations,usually wakeing up.
Rebound - Return trip.
Red Lighted - Police with someone pulled over.
Redneck radio - Someone who talks on the CB using only slang terms.
REST - Radio Emergency Safety Teams.
Rest-em-up - Roadside rest stop.
Rig - Radio.
Rig-check - Signal Report of yr transmition.
Rig Rip - off Stolen CB.
Riot Squad - Neighbours who have TVI.
River City - Memphis Tennessee in the Southeast, Paducah, Kentucky in the midwest.
Road Jockey - Driver of tractor trailer.
Road Ranger - Police.
Rock - Slang for crystal.
Rock City - Little Rock, Arkansas.
Rockin' chair - car in the middle of a convoy.
Rodeo Town - Cheyenne,Wyoming.
Roger - O.K.
Roger Dodger - Same as "Roger".
Roller Skate - A car.
Rolling - Moving.
Rolling Bears - Cops on the move.
Rolling Ranch - Cattle truck.
Rolling Refinery - Truck hauling gas or oil.
Rookie Rig - Newbie CB'er.
Rubber City - Akron, Ohio.
Rugrats - Children or kids.
Rubberneckers - lookers.
Running Barefoot - Using a radio at the legal output,no extra power / ampliffier.
Run interference - CB-less car speeding along past you.
Running on rags - Driving a vehicle with little to no tread on the tires.
Running Shotgun - Driving partner.
Running together - CB'ers traveling in the same direction, keeping in contact with each other.
Sailboat fuel - Running on empty.
Salt mines - Place of employment.
Salt Shaker - Highway department Salt truck.
San Quentin Jailbait - Under age female hitch hiker.
Sandbox Dump - truck hauling dirt or stones.
Sandwich Lane - Middle lane.
Savages - CB'ers who hog the channel.
Scale house - Weigh station.
School twenty - Location of school.
Scatter Stick - Antenna.
Scrub brush - Street cleaning truck.
Seatcover - Attractive female passenger in a car.
Set of Dials - A CB rig.
Seven-thirds - Best regards.
Seventy-Thirds - Sign-off meaning "Best wishes - 73's".
Shake the bushes - Lead CB'er looking for radar traps or other police.
Shakey City - Los Angeles.
Shaking it - Moving.
Shaking the windows - Clear reception of signal.
Shim - To illegally soup up a transmitter.
Shoot the breeze - Casual conversation.
Shout - Calling someone on the CB.
Short-short - Soon.
Shot an eyeball on it - Saw it.
Shovelling coal - Accelerating.
Show-off lane - Passing lane.
Skates - Tires.
Skip - A term used instead of propagation "The skips-in".
Skipland - Distant stations.
Skippers - CB'ers who talk a long distance.
Skip Talk'n - Someone who has been talking a long distance with the propagation.
Sidedoor - Passing lane.
Sidewinder - Someone talking on sideband.
Sin City - Cincinnati, Ohio (Midwest), Las Vegas, Nevada (West).
Sitting in the saddle - Middle CB vehicle in a line of three or more vehicles.
Six wheeler - Small truck.
Slaughter house - Channel 11.
Slammer - Jail.
"S" Meter - The meter on your radio which indicated incoming signal strength.
Slave Drivers - CB'ers who take control of a channel.
Slider - VFO or Clarifier.
Smile and comb your hair - Radar trap up ahead.
Smokey - State Police, Police man in a car.
Smokey Bear - State Police, Police man in a car.
Smokey report - Police location report.
Smokey Beaver - Woman police officer.
Smokey Dozing - Police in a stopped car.
Smoke Detector - A radar detector.
Smokey's thick - Police are everywhere.
Smokey with a camera - Cop with radar.
Smokey with ears - Police with CB in car.
SNAFU - Foul up.
Sneakers - Linear amppliffier.
Sneaky Snake - Hidden patrol car.
Snooperscope - An illegally high antenna.
Solid-state - Electronic device that doesn’t use tubes.
Someone spilled honey on the road - State troopers ahead everywhere.
Somebody stepped on you - Another station transmitted at the same time and was stronger.
Sonnet - A CB'er who advertises products over the air.
Souped Up - A rig modified to run illegally high power.
Sounding Choice - Clear, strong signal.
Sport City - Shreveport, Louisiana.
Splashed - Getting bleedover from another channel.
Splashover - Same thing as splashed.
Splatter - Same thing as splashover.
Spreading the greens - Cops giving out tickets.
Spud town - Boise Idaho.
Spy in the Sky - Police aircraft used for speed surveillance.
State Bear - State Trooper.
Stepped on - Reception squashed by bleedover or another strong signal.
Stepped all over you - Same as "Stepped On".
Stop to get groceries - Stop and eat.
Straight Shot - Road is clear of police and other obstructions.
Stroller - CB'er with a walkie-talkie.
Struggle - Trying to "Break" a channel.
Sucker - A CB rig on the service bench.
Suds - Beer.
Super Slab - Highway.
Superdome city - New Orleans, Louisiana.
Suppository - Negative.
Sunbeam - A CB'er who livens the channel with witticisms.
Sweet thing - Female CB operator.
Taco Town - Corpus Christi, Texas.
Taking pictures - Police radar.
Taking pictures each way - Two-way radar.
Tanker - Truck hauling liquid.
Tennessee Valley Indians - TV Interference.
Tearjerker - A CB'er who always cries.
Ten-Forty - Message received.
Forty-Ten - Message received.
That's a four - Message received.
Ten Roger - Message received.
Ten-ten - we'll do it again Signoff.
The dirty side - New York City.
Thread - Wires in a CB rig.
Threes and eights - Best wishes.
Thin - A very weak signal.
Thin Man - CB'er with a weak carrier.
Ticker Tape - The FCC rules.
Ticks - FCC rules.
Tin Can - CB rig.
Tighten up on the rubber band - Accelerate.
Tighten your seat,we're running heavey - We are accelerating.
Tinsel City - Hollywood California.
Toenails are scratching - Full speed.
Toenails in the radiator - Full speed.
Toenails on the front bumper - Full speed.
Toilet mouth - Someone who uses obscene language.
Tooled-up - A Tuned up Cb radio.
Top Twenty - National CB Jamboree held 3 days each year in a different city.
Trading Stamps - Money.
Transceiver - Combination of Transmitter and Receiver in one box.
Treetop Tall Strong - Strong Loud signal.
Trick babe - Prostitute.
Tricky Dick's - San Clemente, California.
Triple Digit Ride - Truck That Can Exceed 100 MPH.
Truck'em easy - Drive safely.
Truck'em up stop - Truck Stop.
T'Town - Texarkana.
Turkey - Dumb.
Turkey Call - An intermittent tone generator.
Turning around my house - Rotating my antenna for better reception.
Turn Over - Stop.
Turn Twenty - Location of exit or turn.
Twelves - I have company present.
Twenty - Location.
Two Stool beaver - Very fat woman.
Twin huskies - Dual antenna's.
Twin Pets - A CB'er who has 2 sets from the same manufacturer.
Two miles of ditches for every mile of road - Drive safely, keep in the middle.
Ungowa Bwana - O.K.
Uncle Charlie - FCC.
Uppers and Lowers - Indicates that the radio will go above channel 40 and below channel 1.
Use the Jake - Slow down.
VOX - Voice operated relay. Allows the operator to transmit with the sound of his voice, rather than using a microphone push-to-talk switch.
Wall-to-wall - Very strong signal. Often used in conjunction with "Treetop Tall".
Walkie-talkie - Portable, battery operated, handheld transceiver.
Walking in here blowing smoke - Clear strong signal.
Walking on you - Another station is covering up your signal.
Walking the dog - Clear reception.
Wallpaper - QSL cards.
Wall-to-wall bears - Police are everywhere.
Wall-to-wall and treetop tall - Strong, clear signal.
Wall-to-wall and ten feet tall - Strong clear signal.
Warden - The wife, the FCC.
Walked on - Same as "Stepped On"
Walked over - Same as "Stepped On"
Watch the pavement - Drive safely.
Watch your donkey - Police are coming up behind you.
Water hole - Truck-stop.
Watergate City - Washington DC.
Way is bueno - The road ahead is clear.
Wear your bumper out - Following too close.
Welfare station - CB setup bought with welfare money.
We're c lear - Sign-off.
We're down - Sign-off.
We gone - Sign-off.
We're down, out, and on the side - Through transmitting but listening.
We're listening - Monitoring the channel.
Wearing socks - Has linear amplifier.
We're trying - Trying to make a contact.
What am I putting on you? - What kind of signal am I giving you on the meter?.
What's your twenty? - What is your location?.
Whip - Long cb antenna.
Who do you pull for? - Who do you work for?.
Whomping on you - Another station is talking over your signal.
Wheels - The mobile unit.
Wierdy - A home made CB rig.
Wilco Roger - affirmative.
Wiggle Wagons - Double OR Triple Trailer Trucks.
Wind Jammer - A long winded CB'er.
Windy City - Chicago.
Wooly Bear - Woman.
Wooly-wooly - Woman.
Working man - Truck driver (today they use "hand" for this term).
Work Twenty - Place of employment.
Wrapped Leaf - A CB rig in its original carton.
X-Ray-machine - Police radar.
YL - Young lady, Miss.
Yardstick - The posts along interstate highways indicating mileage to or from the state
Youngville - Young children using the channel.
You gone? - Are you still there?.
Your telephone is ringing - Someone is calling for you.
Z's - Sleep.
Zedding'out - Going to Sleep.
zzzzzzzzzz - Band is dead.